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  • Alain Mimoun dies at 92; French runner won 1956 Olympic marathon

    Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
  • 6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon

    6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon
    Six runners who braved a half marathon in Pasadena amid record-breaking temperatures Sunday morning were hospitalized for heat-related conditions, authorities said. Paramedics treated 15 people for heat-related injuries along the course of the 3,500-...
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
  • Commentary: Walking through the pain of running

    The alarm rips me out of sleep, 5:30a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. My eyes open to the thought: "It's long-run-day, 12 to 16 miles." Running alone midweek, I search for a new street or friendly dog on a leash trying to relieve boredom. Mostly, I long for...
  • Willington's Red Tape Foils Running Zombies

    When Christina Mailhos ran for first selectman of Willington in 2011, she promised to "hit the ground running." She didn't anticipate a scenario in which running away from zombies would represent one of the challenges of her time in office. Mailhos...
  • Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career

    Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career
    Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career. Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4. The awarded is given to a...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • Summer Series debuts at CV Park

    Summer Series debuts at CV Park
    LA CRESCENTA — Preparation and familiarization defined the first run of the three-leg Crescenta Valley Cross-Country Summer Series on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 59 runners from ages 6 to 45 competed in two races held at Crescenta Valley Park....
  • Commentary: The fellowship of runners

    Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good." I called right away. "It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious." The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Carroll, Henry rule at Sentara 5K in Hampton

    Running: Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society. Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
  • It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge

    It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge
    Four characters in four days and 48.6 miles. Heather Montgomery has put away the Minnie Mouse costume that she wore for the five-kilometer race Thursday, the first day of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. She did the same with the Cheshire Cat...